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 for blinking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blink \Blink\ (bl[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blinked
     (bl[i^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Blinking.] [OE. blenken;
     akin to dan. blinke, Sw. blinka, G. blinken to shine, glance,
     wink, twinkle, D. blinken to shine; and prob. to D. blikken
     to glance, twinkle, G. blicken to look, glance, AS.
     bl[imac]can to shine, E. bleak. [root]98. See Bleak; cf.
     1st Blench.]
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     1. To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
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              One eye was blinking, and one leg was lame. --Pope
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     2. To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with
        frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
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              Show me thy chink, to blink through with mine eyne.
                                                    --Shak.
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     3. To shine, esp. with intermittent light; to twinkle; to
        flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
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              The dew was falling fast, the stars began to blink.
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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              The sun blinked fair on pool and stream . --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     4. To turn slightly sour, as beer, mild, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  blinking
      adj 1: closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly; "he stood
             blinking in the bright sunlight" [syn: blinking,
             winking]
      2: informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance";
         "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot" [syn:
         bally(a), blinking(a), bloody(a), blooming(a),
         crashing(a), flaming(a), fucking(a)]
      n 1: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly [syn:
           blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking,
           nictitation, nictation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "blinking":
     absolute, aflicker, asquint, astigmatic, bickering, blasted,
     bleeding, blink, blink-eyed, blinkard, blinky, blooming, complete,
     coruscant, coruscating, coruscation, cursed, cussed, damnable,
     dancing, downright, execrable, farsighted, firefly, flashing,
     flickering, flickery, flicky, fluttering, fluttering the eyelids,
     fluttery, glimmer, glimmering, glimmerous, glimmery, glisten,
     glistening, glister, glistering, glitter, glittering, glittery,
     glowworm, infernal, lambent, longsighted, mope-eyed, myopic,
     nearsighted, nictitation, out-and-out, outright, perfect, playing,
     poor-sighted, presbyopic, quivering, quivery, scintilla,
     scintillant, scintillating, scintillation, scintillescent, shimmer,
     shimmering, shimmery, shortsighted, spangle, spangly, spark,
     sparkle, sparkling, squinch-eyed, squint-eyed, squinting, squinty,
     strabismal, strabismic, stroboscopic, stroboscopic light, tinsel,
     tinselly, twinkle, twinkling, twinkly, unmitigated, wavering,
     wavery, winker, winking
  
  

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